The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 166 171 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.32% 17.31% 16.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.36% 19.30% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 102 71
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
777 886 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.45% 89.68% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 421 346
Average daily rate £390 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 27 41
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.68% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £20.20 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Reading region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 112 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 100 (32.89%) HTML
3 97 (31.91%) C#
4 84 (27.63%) CSS
5 81 (26.64%) .NET
6 78 (25.66%) SQL
7 77 (25.33%) SQL Server
8 75 (24.67%) jQuery
9 73 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (17.76%) ASP.NET
11 53 (17.43%) MVC
12 50 (16.45%) HTML5
13 44 (14.47%) Web Services
14 40 (13.16%) CSS3
15 39 (12.83%) Java
15 39 (12.83%) Microsoft
16 36 (11.84%) AngularJS
17 35 (11.51%) Finance
18 34 (11.18%) TDD
19 33 (10.86%) Oracle
20 31 (10.20%) Python
20 31 (10.20%) Scrum
21 30 (9.87%) CMS
21 30 (9.87%) XML
22 25 (8.22%) MS Excel
22 25 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
23 24 (7.89%) Unit Testing
23 24 (7.89%) Windows
23 24 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 23 (7.57%) Software Engineering

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 30 (9.87%) CMS
2 20 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 18 (5.92%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (3.62%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (2.63%) Node.js
6 7 (2.30%) WebSphere
6 7 (2.30%) Apache
7 6 (1.97%) WordPress
7 6 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.97%) WebSphere Application Server
7 6 (1.97%) Tomcat
8 5 (1.64%) Drupal
9 4 (1.32%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.99%) IIS
11 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.66%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.33%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) DOC1
3 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (2.30%) HFM
4 3 (0.99%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.66%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.32%) SaaS
3 3 (0.99%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.62%) Internet
1 11 (3.62%) HTTP
1 11 (3.62%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.96%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) SSH
3 1 (0.33%) Wireless
3 1 (0.33%) LTE
3 1 (0.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (25.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (5.59%) Big Data
4 16 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.62%) MySQL
6 11 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.96%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 9 (2.96%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.63%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.30%) DB2
9 7 (2.30%) Hyperion Smart View
10 6 (1.97%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.97%) NoSQL
10 6 (1.97%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.32%) QlikView
13 3 (0.99%) OLAP
13 3 (0.99%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 14 (4.61%) Jenkins
1 14 (4.61%) Selenium
2 13 (4.28%) Git (software)
3 12 (3.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.62%) Visual Studio
5 10 (3.29%) Subversion
6 9 (2.96%) MSTest
7 8 (2.63%) NUnit
8 7 (2.30%) Eclipse
8 7 (2.30%) JUnit
9 6 (1.97%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (1.97%) Maven
10 4 (1.32%) Xcode
11 2 (0.66%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
12 1 (0.33%) NetAdvantage
12 1 (0.33%) JMeter
12 1 (0.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 35 (11.51%) Finance
2 14 (4.61%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.64%) Spanish Language
3 5 (1.64%) Banking
3 5 (1.64%) Retail
4 3 (0.99%) Advertising
4 3 (0.99%) General Ledger
5 2 (0.66%) Back Office
6 1 (0.33%) Publishing
6 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (32.89%) HTML
2 84 (27.63%) CSS
3 81 (26.64%) .NET
4 75 (24.67%) jQuery
5 54 (17.76%) ASP.NET
6 50 (16.45%) HTML5
7 44 (14.47%) Web Services
8 40 (13.16%) CSS3
9 36 (11.84%) AngularJS
10 30 (9.87%) XML
11 25 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (7.57%) REST
13 20 (6.58%) SOAP
14 19 (6.25%) RESTful
14 19 (6.25%) Django
15 18 (5.92%) WCF
16 16 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (5.26%) Sass
16 16 (5.26%) WPF
17 15 (4.93%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.92%) Management Information System
2 17 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.61%) User Experience
4 12 (3.95%) DataPower
5 9 (2.96%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.63%) Mobile Computing
7 7 (2.30%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.30%) iPhone
8 4 (1.32%) iPad
8 4 (1.32%) GIS
9 3 (0.99%) NHS
9 3 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.66%) FMCG
10 2 (0.66%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.66%) Animation
10 2 (0.66%) CMDB
11 1 (0.33%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.33%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.89%) Windows
2 17 (5.59%) Linux
3 12 (3.95%) UNIX
4 9 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.64%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.32%) Mac OS
6 4 (1.32%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.99%) Android
7 3 (0.99%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.33%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (17.43%) MVC
3 34 (11.18%) TDD
4 31 (10.20%) Scrum
5 24 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 23 (7.57%) Software Engineering
7 20 (6.58%) OO
8 19 (6.25%) OOP
8 19 (6.25%) Migration
9 17 (5.59%) Low Latency
10 15 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
10 15 (4.93%) System Testing
11 14 (4.61%) SOA
11 14 (4.61%) CRM
12 13 (4.28%) Workflow
12 13 (4.28%) Service Delivery
13 12 (3.95%) Software Testing
14 11 (3.62%) Content Management
14 11 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (3.29%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 112 (36.84%) JavaScript
2 97 (31.91%) C#
3 78 (25.66%) SQL
4 39 (12.83%) Java
5 31 (10.20%) Python
6 20 (6.58%) PHP
7 19 (6.25%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.64%) Ruby
8 5 (1.64%) Objective-C
8 5 (1.64%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.64%) VBA
8 5 (1.64%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (1.32%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.32%) C++
10 3 (0.99%) XAML
10 3 (0.99%) C
10 3 (0.99%) VB
11 2 (0.66%) VBScript
11 2 (0.66%) Delphi
11 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (6.58%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.63%) Degree
3 7 (2.30%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.97%) DV Cleared
4 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.66%) HND
5 2 (0.66%) ISEB
6 1 (0.33%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.33%) MCSD
6 1 (0.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.99%) QA
2 2 (0.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 39 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.86%) Oracle
3 17 (5.59%) IBM
4 14 (4.61%) Business Objects
5 9 (2.96%) Telerik
5 9 (2.96%) Sitecore
6 7 (2.30%) Ab Initio
6 7 (2.30%) PeopleSoft
7 6 (1.97%) Talend
8 5 (1.64%) SAP
9 4 (1.32%) ESRI
9 4 (1.32%) Apple
10 3 (0.99%) Google
10 3 (0.99%) Sencha
11 2 (0.66%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.66%) Zend
11 2 (0.66%) Cognos
11 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.66%) Cisco
11 2 (0.66%) Adobe
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